All Articles on Libya

Asylum seekers plead for assistance from a dinghy off the coast of Italy's Lampedusa coast on April 17th, 2016. (Photo: Patrick Bar/SOS Mediterranee via AP) Views
The Raft of the Medusa
Will European politics bury the human rights laws it once created?
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"Obama, in what he called a '51-49' decision, ultimately sided with the bombers," writes Kinzer. (Photo: Views
Obama’s ‘Biggest Mistake’ Is Still Wreaking Havoc
The bombing of Libya scattered weapons across Africa and worsened instability in the region.
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper, a former top executive at Raytheon, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors, was recognized as a top corporate lobbyist by the Hill newspaper two years in a row. (Photo: Staff Sgt. Nicole Meija/Joint Base Andrews/cc) Views
Endless War Is a Disastrous (But Profitable) Enterprise
Dollars pour in to the coffers of the Complex, no matter how many bombs are dropped on innocent civilians.
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A map showing Turkish and Libyan territorial waters in the Mediterranean. News
Turkey Could Deploy Troops to War-Torn Libya in January, Latest Acceleration of Multi-Country Proxy War
The country's main opposition opposes the move and warned on Monday that the conflict could spread across the region.
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By 2006, at least 100 prisoners had died in US custody in Afghanistan and Iraq, most of them violently, according to government data. (Photo: US torture Image by Witness Against Torture) Views
ICC Holds Hearing on Afghanistan War Crimes, Including US Torture
The current hearing will examine allegations that US troops and intelligence operatives tortured, raped and abused Afghan prisoners between 2003 and 2004.
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A US soldier stands by an armored vehicle during a patrol of the northern countryside of the northeastern Syrian town of al-Malikiyah (Derik) at the border with Turkey, on November 3, 2019. Views
Proposed Withdrawal of US Troops in Syria
President Trump has stated his intent to withdraw US troops from Syria on several occasions since March 2018. Each time politicians from both the Democratic and Republican parties, supported by the corporate-controlled media, have, based on US imperial interests, vehemently challenged the...
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Obama was not a progressive leader. (Photo: Cumbre de Líderes de América del Norte 2016/flickr/cc) Views
Obama’s Endorsement of Trudeau Highlights Class Unity of the 1 Percent
If Barack Obama truly cared about endorsing a progressive economic leader, or even a leader of colour just like him, he could have chosen Jagmeet Singh of the left-wing New Democratic Party. But he didn’t.
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When an [intelligence service] uses dirty tricks, provides billions of dollars in weapons to renegade militias and Islamic radicals, overthrows governments and assassinates leaders, leaving in its wake mayhem and disasters it did not foresee, it has failed. (Photo: Mr. Fish) Views
Our Invisible Government
The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.
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Today, Libya is again—or rather, still—a country at war. (Photo: Reuters) Views
How to Read a Broken Body: Literature in an Era of Endless War
"I'm never going to be well. I still have pain."
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Rescued migrants sit on the coast of Khoms, some 100 kilometres (60 miles) from the Libyan capital Tripoli, on July 26, 2019. News
EU Leaders Denounced for 'New Low' After 'Worst Mediterranean Tragedy' This Year Claims Lives of 150 Migrants
Search and rescue missions by NGOs must be decriminalized, say human rights advocates.
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